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 Eliza Jane <I>Terry</I> Palmer

Eliza Jane Terry Palmer

North Carolina, USA
Death 6 Aug 1878 (aged 56)
Center City, Mills County, Texas, USA
Burial Center City, Mills County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8677649 · View Source
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Daughter of William C. Terry born abt. 1795 and Malinda Covington born abt. 1805. Siblings include: Martha b. abt 1824, Thomas Covington b. abt 1826, Matthew b. abt 1830, Charles Morris b. abt 1835, Richard b. abt 1838, James b. abt 1841, William Henry b. abt 1844, Josephine b. abt 1847, Julia b. abt 1849.

Maternal grandparents: Matthew Covington.

Paternal grandparents: James Terry and Jane Jernigan married in 1791 in Richmond County, NC.

Married John Houston Palmer, Sr. Children of the union include William S. (killed at Shiloh, Tennessee, April 1862), Daniel Lee, Martha, Matthew Covington, John Quitman, Mary Ann, Julia Ann, Hannah, John Houston, and James.

Possibly a daughter 1852-1857 buried at Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery, Pittsboro, Mississippi.

Went to Mills County, Texas from Mississippi sometime after the death of her husband in 1873.

Best Mother, rest in
quiet sleep
While friends in sorrow
o'er thee weep

Facebook Group: Descendants of John Houston Palmer and Eliza Jane Terry

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  • Created by: Diane Carmichael Blank
  • Added: 25 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8677649
  • Diane Carmichael Blank
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eliza Jane Terry Palmer (22 Dec 1821–6 Aug 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8677649, citing Center City Cemetery, Center City, Mills County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Diane Carmichael Blank (contributor 46610574) .